Towards a New Framework for Urbanization and Sustainability

  • Michail FragkiasEmail author
  • Christopher G. Boone
Part of the Human-Environment Interactions book series (HUEN, volume 3)


This chapter describes the overall framework that links literatures, ideas, and scholars from urban ecology, environmental justice, and global environmental change; these subdisciplines have so far remained largely separate but have great potential for intellectual synergy.


Urbanization Urban ecology Environmental justice Global environmental change 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsBoise State UniversityBoiseUSA
  2. 2.School of SustainabilityArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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